Forget Turkey. This Thanksgiving, you can shop at Kmart for 41 hours straight — starting at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. It appears to be the earliest opening yet of any retail store for Black Friday shopping. But most of the major retail players are starting ‘Black Friday’ shopping deals on Thursday and not everybody is happy about this. Especially those who will have to skip the traditional family meal, and got to work instead. Starting ‘Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day: Good idea or NOT? Take our poll here…
Kmart has opened at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day for the past three years, but this is the first time it isn’t closing its doors at all. Last year, the store closed for a few hours at 4 p.m., presumably to let shoppers and employees eat Thanksgiving dinner.
It would seem like Black Friday is no longer an appropriate name for the biggest single shopping day of the year. Recent developments show that a number of major players like Target, Kohl’s, Macy’s and more, will be starting their Black Friday Sales on Thanksgiving Day. . Are you excited for earlier Black Friday deals or upset that you’re forced to choose between dinner or deals? Let us know your thoughts below.
Some people are angry at Kmart and other retailers for opening so early and staying open all day. Do you care?